The Power of Meditation

Well if we needed more scientific proof that meditation is actually helping us feel better then – here it is.

In the January 2011 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a study found that people who meditated for about 30 minutes a day for eight weeks had measurable changes in the density of gray-matter responsible for information processing in our brains. Parts of the brain where the increase occurred are associated  with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.

Eight weeks is not a long time to achieve such astonishing results. The site providing this information also provides some very good links to assist with your meditation practice.

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